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Jul 14, 2017

The month of May is turning out to be a big month for the Dimsdale family. In May 2012, Allison Dimsdale, DNP ’12, MSN ’07, BFA, earned her doctorate from Duke University School of Nursing (DUSON) on the same day that her elder daughter, Callie Dimsdale, MSN ’12, DNP, BSN, earned her DUSON...

Jul 13, 2017

Margaret Carman was recently named director of the Institute for Advanced Emergency Nursing Practice at the Emergency Nurses Association (ENA).

The institute was developed as a response to ENA members looking for education, programs and resources dedicated to meet the unique needs of...

Jul 05, 2017

MSN student Alida Jones was recently chosen to receive a scholarship for $2,000 from The Great 100, Inc. and The Great 100 Alumni Association. The scholarship is to assist with her pursuit of completing her MSN degree. Scholarships are awarded to nursing students from nursing programs throughout...

Jun 07, 2017

​DUSON students recently volunteered at the North Carolina Special Olympics Summer Games. MSN student Lauren Heilman serves as the clinical director for the Healthy Athletes sector and led the health promotion table. ABSN students Liza Brauns, Tiana Yadao, Francy Ony and Casey Lary educated...

May 31, 2017

Michael Zychowicz recently received the National Association of Orthopaedic Nurses (NAON) Outstanding Orthopaedic Nurse Practice Award at its 37th annual Congress in San Juan, Puerto Rico. The award recognizes a NAON member who has provided high quality healthcare to the orthopaedic patient and...

May 12, 2017

MSN and DNP alumna Gina Wilson, who is also a clinical instructor for the ABSN and MSN programs, published a manuscript titled "Helping Babies Breathe implementation in Zanzibar, Tanzania" in the International Journal of Nursing Practice. Co-authors include Liz Rende, Michelle Hartman and Jane...

Apr 28, 2017

MSN students in the oncology specialty Melissa Arsenault, Lacie Burton and Casey Brown, and DNP student Kristin Ferguson were recently awarded scholarships for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Arsenault and Burton received the Oncology Nursing Society Foundation Masters Scholarship. This...

Apr 21, 2017

Benjamin Smallheer was interviewed for an article entitled "Heroism in Nursing Practice: Spotlight on Adult-Gerontology and Acute Care NPs" for the Nurse Practitioner Schools blog. Smallheer is one of three professors interviewed for the article.

Apr 06, 2017

Kathryn Kreider recently presented a poster and podium presentation at the International Endocrine Society Meeting in Orlando, Fla. She discussed the new first DUSON endocrinology specialty for nurse practitioners. Her poster was a high scoring submission and she was asked to give a podium...

Mar 31, 2017

MSN alumna and clinical instructor Sonya Glavin and MSN and DNP alumna and preceptor Honey Jones were two of 30 advanced practice nurses selected as fellows for the 2017-18 Duke-Johnson & Johnson Nurse Leadership Program. A key objective of the program is to provide leadership development...

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